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Kentucky Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against OxyContin Maker

By Brent McCluskey

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has joined two California counties and the city of Chicago in suing the makers of the highly addictive painkiller. MORE  

Atheist Inmate Receives $2 Million Settlement Over Forced 12-Step Drug Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

Barry Hazle called submitting to a higher power 'a fiction' and wanted to make sure other non-believers didn't have to suffer his fate. MORE  

Woman Sues DEA For Creating Fake Facebook Account Under Her Name

By McCarton Ackerman

The DEA used real photos and status updates to trick Sondra Arquiett's friends into incriminating themselves. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Chinese restaurant sold opium-laced noodles, woman busted for DUI pretends to be dead sister, and man buys school board votes with cocaine. MORE  

Drug Dealer Civil Liability Act Ruled Unconstitutional

By John Lavitt

Despite being on the books since 1994, the law remained untested until a lawsuit was filed in 2013. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Indio Downey sentenced to drug diversion program, man-eating leopard targeting drunks in Himalayas, and drunk man found in maternity ward with dead rabbit. MORE  

Brooke Mueller's Ex-Assistant Says He Was Her 'Drug Mule'

By McCarton Ackerman

Lior Masaphor has claimed that the socialite and former wife of Charlie Sheen was "literally wasted" most of the time. MORE  

MMJ User Sues Company for Being Fired Over Failed Drug Test

By McCarton Ackerman

The case of a New Mexico employee is but one of many instances where state law conflicts with employer policy. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 31, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk Kate Moss gets onto flight without a ticket, patient sues plastic surgeon over cocaine nose, and Kentucky Fried Chicken offers free LSD. MORE  

Tobacco Company Ordered to Pay $23.6 Billion in Damages to Smoker’s Widow

By Victoria Kim

The objective of the lawsuit was to stop tobacco companies like R.J. Reynolds from targeting kids with their advertising. MORE  

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